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New Orleans Police Blotter: August 16-22



In this week's file of foul play, a mugger with a metal pipe struck twice, a teen was connected to a Saturday night out filled with carjackings and shootings and a man was tied up in his own home by a pair of acquaintances. Each week, Crescent City Crime Bits provides a full look at the past seven days on the police beat:


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: August 2-8, 2012



In this week's canon of criminality, a green-thumbed thief thought better of his crime, the American Flag and the Bible were stolen on separate occassions and a cookie jar and machete were among the items wielded during fights. Every week, Crescent City Crime Bits runs down the lowdown.


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: July 25-August 1



In this week’s rundown of rogues and robbers, car burglars hit up Lake Shore, a woman tried to run over another woman, and a robber brandished a machete. Crescent City Crime Bits brings news from the police beat, all in one place:


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: July 11-18



On this week's syllabus of sin, a cross-dressing thief picked up a few extra accessories, home invaders gave back a university area woman's cell phone after stealing it and summer strollers helped themselves to angel statues, a grill and a weed eater, among other items. Crescent City Crime Bits takes a tour of local wrongdoing every week:


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: June 27 - July 4, 2012



In this week's debased dossier, a market robber made sure to take some shrimp as lagniappe, a hammer and ice pick were used as weapons in separate assaults and police rounded up a handful of robbers. Every week, NoDef lists all of this week's crime, all in one place:


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: June 13-20



On this week's smorgasboard of scandal, a City Park car burglar returned for another weekend outing, the tourists got to see a real life drug bust on Jackson Square and a rash of gas station robberies are linked to one suspect. Get your weekly rundown of the lowdown in Crescent City Crime Bits:


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: May 30-June 6



In this week's catalog of crookedness, a home burglary turns into a gunbattle, a stick-up at Nemo's Car Wash is caught on tape, and gunshots ring out on the dance floor of The Wine Bistro.


Crescent City Crime Bits

New Orleans Police Blotter: May 2-9



On this week's docket of dereliction, a group of strip club workers decided they needed more money from another employee's purse, a rental car was used to make a getaway and Ms. Jackson showed she was for real in an argument over laundry. Each week, Crescent City Crime Bits provides a rundown of the lowdown:


Mardi Gras Zone Owner Stabbed in Robbery


Mardi Gras Zone owner Benny Naghi was reportedly in stable condition after he was stabbed in an early morning attack Friday after a man entered the Marigny store and attempted to rob it at knifepoint. Around 12:45 a.m., police said a person entered the store, produced the knife and robbed the cashier of an undisclosed amount of money. At that time, the man who friends identified as Naghi entered the store. He was stabbed several times by the robber, and taken to University Hospital, according to police.


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